DAPA, a relief for undocumented parents of U.S. citizen or legal resident children, and DACA II, an extension to Obama’s 2012 protection for DREAMers, would have protected at least 5 million people from deportation and would have allowed them to work.
Federal District Court Judge Andrew S. Hanen of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of DAPA and extended DACA. The Obama administration appealed, and a three judge panel of U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals eventually upheld the injunction. The administration then took the legal battle to the Supreme Court, where it took months to hear a ruling.
From Tucson Weekly, posted by Maria Ines Taracena on Thursday, June 23rd 2016
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